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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

The Arts Section 04/29/18: Docs on Grace Jones & Jazz Ambassadors

The Arts Section 04/29/18: Docs on Grace Jones & Jazz Ambassadors

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek catches up with Sophie Fiennes, the director of a new documentary about Grace Jones.  The former model, singer/actress doesn't appear to be slowing down, even as she approaches her 70th birthday.  The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, join Gary to discuss Collaboraction's world premiere A BLUE ISLAND IN THE RED SEA, a theater work dedicated to exploring Chicago's race issues.  WDCB's own Paul Abella takes a closer look at a new album from The Messthetics and outlines the connections between jazz and hardcore.  And Gary talks to the director of an upcoming PBS documentary titled JAZZ AMBASSADORS, that tells the little-known story of the U.S. government's cultural diplomacy initiative. All that, plus the weekly Arts Section calendar.

The Arts Section 05/06/18: Interview with Oscar-Winner Sebastian Lelio

The Arts Section 05/06/18: Interview with Oscar-Winner Sebastian Lelio

The Arts Section 04/22/18: Backstage At Lyric + U.S. Poet Laureate

The Arts Section 04/22/18: Backstage At Lyric + U.S. Poet Laureate